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Suspicious device found near Iowa railroad tracks

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MASON CITY (AP) -- Authorities say a suspicious device was found near some railroad tracks in Mason City.

Police Sgt. Greg Scott says the device was spotted by a railroad employee around noon on Monday. Scott, who declined to describe the item, says it was found near the tracks in a city parking area between a sidewalk and a street.

The device was turned over to the state fire marshal's office. No other information was immediately released.

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